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Published by Regnery Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Arabs.,
  • Civilization, Arab.,
  • Arabian Peninsula -- History,
  • Islamic countries -- History

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Edition Notes

SeriesGateway editions
LC ClassificationsDS223 H48 1956
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14978704M

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